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Green energy

The Tokyo olympics will be powered and fueled by a mix of sustainable energy sources, from hydrogen for the olympic flame to solar farms and hydro energy dams for more general power needs.

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From podiums and even clothing made with plastic and medals made from metals recycled from old phones, a lot of stuff is recyled and will even be further recyled after the olympics. The podiums will be made into bottles for example.

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The tokyo olympics hopes to be the greenest, experts say they aren't but at least there one of the biggest sporting events that put green energy and recycling so upfront.

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Postponing the 2020 Olympics

The postponement of Tokyo 2020 was not a decision taken lightly: it came after the pressure to cancel or delay the event due to the risks of the new virus.
The financial blow of canceling the games will be substantial for Japan, which has already invested at least $12.6 billion into the 2020 Olympics; by some estimates, it would reduce Japan’s annual GDP growth by 1.4%.

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I have to focus on my mental health. We have to protect our minds and our bodies and not just go out and do what the world wants us to do.

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Cool Facts! - Olympic Games
  1. Athletes were often naked in the Olympics held in Ancient Greece, as a tribute to the Gods.
  2. Winners often bite their medal during the awards ceremony, as a nod to early merchants who used to bite the gold to check its authenticity. The ones with lead used to leave teeth marks.
  3. Olympic Gold medals are actually just gold plated silver, and the last pure gold medals were awarded in 1904.

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